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Kan. county wants nursing homes to have generators, 1st Ld-Writethru, KS

May 21, 2009 8:23 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

COLUMBUS, Kan. (AP) — A county commission in southeastern Kansas is working to require nursing homes to have backup power for heating and cooling residents during power outages, something not currently mandated by the state.The Cherokee County Commission wants nursing homes to have a generator or...

Courtway wants to run Arkansas lottery, AR

May 21, 2009 8:23 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The interim leader of the University of Central Arkansas says he wants to be director of the Arkansas lottery.Tom Courtway said he plans no later than Friday to add his application to the 10 people already seeking the position.Courtway took over for Lu Hardin, who resigned...

Fitch Downgrades 8 Classes of WBCMT 2005-C20; Revises Outlooks Business Editors

May 21, 2009 8:17 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 21, 2009-- Fitch Ratings has downgraded Wachovia Bank Commercial Mortgage Trust (WBCMT), series 2005-C20, commercial mortgage pass-through certificates as follows:--$77.9 million class B to 'A-' from 'AA'; Outlook to Negative from Stable;--$27.5 million class C to...

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RI workers suing jewelry maker for pay, benefits, 1st Ld-Writethru, RI

May 21, 2009 8:17 am | by KELSEY ABBRUZZESE - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former employees of a shuttered Rhode Island jewelry maker filed a federal lawsuit Thursday alleging the company denied workers two months of pay and benefits after its abrupt closing.The Colibri Workers for Rights and Justice say they are entitled to the pay and benefits...

MN unemployment rate drops for 1st time in a year, 1st Ld-Writethru, MN

May 21, 2009 8:17 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's unemployment rate dipped slightly in April, its first decline in a year.The unemployment rate fell to 8.1 percent in April from 8.2 percent in March.Minnesota employers cut 9,500 jobs during the month, about half the number of jobs lost in March, according to new...

Geithner to attend G8 meeting next month in Italy, US

May 21, 2009 8:11 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner will travel to Italy next month to attend a meeting of finance officials from the world's top eight industrialized powers, the department announced Thursday.The meeting will be held in Lecce, Italy, June 12 and 13.Besides the U.S., the Group of...

Ind. county sues legislator over software deal, IN

May 21, 2009 8:11 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

FRANKFORT, Ind. (AP) — A state legislator faces a lawsuit over her role in hiring a company providing computer software for property tax calculations in central Indiana's Clinton County.Rep. Jacque Clements has denied any wrongdoing in her work for the county. She was county auditor before her...

Canadian Solar upgraded, shares jump 4 pct, APFN

May 21, 2009 8:11 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Canadian Solar Inc.'s healthy balance sheet, product line strategy and underappreciated stock prompted an analyst to upgrade the solar energy product manufacturer, sending shares jumping.Shares of Canadian Solar rose 38 cents, or 4.1 percent, to $9.70 in morning trading.Oppenheimer...

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US troops seize 16.5 tons of drugs in Afghanistan, 1st Ld-Writethru, AS

May 21, 2009 8:11 am | by FISNIK ABRASHI - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

KABUL (AP) — American and Afghan forces seized 16.5 tons (15 metric tons) of drugs and killed 34 militants during a three-day operation against a key insurgent stronghold in southern Afghanistan, a U.S. military statement said Thursday.The seizure was one of the biggest by foreign troops in...

HL:Coventree cuts workforce further as part of wind down of operations@

May 21, 2009 8:11 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TORONTO — Coventree Inc. (TSX:COF) says it has further cut its workforce as part of the financial services company's orderly wind down of operations.As part of these reductions, Bridget Child is leaving as chief financial officer, David Allan as head of capital markets, and Doug Onofrychuk as head...

HL:TSX Venture Exchange is trading at 1,076.12 down 9.52 points at noon ET@

May 21, 2009 8:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TORONTO — The TSX Venture Exchange was trading at 1,076.12 down 9.52 points on Thursday. The volume at noon was at 69.51 million shares.

Mayo Clinic Researchers Examine the Psychological Impact of Child Abuse

May 21, 2009 8:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ATTENTION: Health, Family editorsSAN FRANCISCO, May 21 (AScribe Newswire) -- According to a new Mayo Clinic study, a history of child abuse significantly impacts the wide range of challenges facing depressed inpatients. Included are an increase in suicide attempts, prevalence of substance use...

Payday lenders close many Ohio offices, 1st Ld-Writethru, OH

May 21, 2009 8:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CINCINNATI (AP) — More than a third of the payday lending offices in Ohio have closed since the industry lost a November ballot fight to overturn restrictions on how much interest lenders can charge.There were about 1,600 retail locations across Ohio when the new interest rules went into effect...

Cleveland tourism agency fights for tax funding, 1st Ld-Writethru, OH

May 21, 2009 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CLEVELAND (AP) — The city's tourism agency has begun a marketing campaign more focused on bringing in funding than out-of-town visitors.Positively Cleveland — formerly known as the Convention and Visitors Bureau of Greater Cleveland — said the area may lose an effort that has long brought tourism...

Global Cancer Campaign Shares Center Stage with Celebrities and Athletes at American Century Championship Business Editors/Golf Writers

May 21, 2009 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SOUTH SHORE, LAKE TAHOE, Nev.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 21, 2009-- The green and blue hues that dominate the color palette of the Lake Tahoe area will be joined by streaks of LIVESTRONG(R) yellow at the 20th annual American Century Championship, July 14-19 at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course. With the...

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